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are doing enough to keep our children safe. but is washington doing enough? >> from the global resources of abc news, this is a special edition of "nightline," tragedy at sandy hook, the search for solutions. >> i'm cynthia mcfadden. today the first of far too many funerals in a small community changed by tragedy. three days ago 20 children and six adults were killed in a connecticut elementary school, a mass shooting that sent shock waves of degree across the country. abc's juju chang reports from newtown, connecticut. >> reporter: sandy hook elementary school is closed tomorrow. and when the children return it will be to a different campus. the town is covered with memorials like this one that take on a feeling of a sacred sight as people make pilgrimages from all over. under a cold steady rain, a wave of communal grief washes over newtown. memorials growing in sets of 20 for the children. 20 christmas trees, 20 poinsettias, 20 angels. today the first funerals in a found whose faith is being tested in ways it could never have imagined. >>> for six-year-old jack pinto a huge new york gi
fadden and bill weir in new york city, and terry moran in washington, this is a special edition of "nightline" -- tragedy at sandy hook, the search for solutions. >>> good evening. i'm terry moran. today the shattered community of newtown, connecticut, mourned the young teacher who died trying to protect her first grade class, while school districts across the country are now beefing up security. in the wake of this tragedy, schools nationwide are grappling with the difficult questions about keeping their students safe, including the debate over arming teachers with guns. here's alex perez. >> reporter: she came face to face with unthinkable horror and fought to save her first graders. laid to rest today, 27-year-old sandy hook teacher vicki soto. those remembers her we're green ribb ribbons, her favorite color. her sister jillian, already know what the world is remembering, saying you have been a hero to me for a lot longer than five days. you've been my big sister, the one i've always looked up to. among the mourners, family friend musician paul simon who performed "the sound of silence." s
in washington, flags lowered to half staff. while back in newtown, true to the grim and all too familiar script of the mass shootings, a candlelight vigil. all day long as we watched the drama unfold here, adding to the shock in this community, the fact that this is such an unlikely venue for violence. a small, sleepy town, with a population of fewer than 30,000, the kind of bucolic new england place where people move precisely for the schools and the safety. >> like, should i be pinched to see if it really is real? i'd just -- heartwrenching. >> reporter: feels like a dream, a bad dream. >> it's a nightmare. >> reporter: for though lucky enough to be reunited with their children tonight, a wake-up call. >> count your blessings every day for what you have. >> reporter: alexis, i am really glad you're okay. really glad you're okay. you're pretty tough. you're pretty tough. she is a great kid and she's had a very tough day. and tonight, abc news has learned that the fbi is interviewing friend and family of the gunman not only here in connecticut but also in new jersey and in massachusetts as they
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